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Forest River Sees Sales Rise in First Half of ’13

Posted By RVBusiness On August 7, 2013 @ 7:53 am In Breaking News | No Comments

The first half of 2013 was a very good period for the recreational vehicle industry as a whole, but it was even better for Elkhart, Ind.-based Forest River Inc., as the company reported that sales were up 22% in the first half of the year.

According to The Elkhart Truth, that’s one of the scant details made public about its operations when parent company Berkshire Hathaway filed its quarterly financial report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

“Over the first six months of 2013, Forest River generated a 22% increase in revenues due to increased volume and average sales prices,” the company reported in the filing.

Forest River and Berkshire Hathaway’s building products businesses generated higher earnings in the first half of this year than last year.

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